The vascular system and associated disorders

Aby Mitchell*, Barry Hill

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Abstract

The vascular system, also called the circulatory system, is made up of the vessels that carry blood and lymph fluid through the body. The arteries and veins carry blood all over the body, sending oxygen and nutrients to the body tissues and taking away waste materials. This is a complex system in the body and can be affected by diseases with different pathogenic mechanisms. This article describes the pathophysiology of the main diseases of arteries and the venous system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)718-724
Number of pages7
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
Volume32
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Aug 2023

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